Rau Sweater by Quenna Lee
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Rau Sweater

Knitting
March 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1240 - 1736 yards (1134 - 1587 m)
35.75 (37.75, 39.75, 42.25, 45.75, 49.75, 53.75)" bust circumference
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

The hem of this pullover is worked flat in two pieces, then the pieces are joined and the rest of the body is worked in the round to the underarm. The upper front and back are worked separately back and forth. Stitches for the sleeves are picked up around the armhole and the sleeves are worked from the top down in the round.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 35.75 (37.75, 39.75, 42.25, 45.75, 49.75, 53.75)” bust circumference. Pullover shown measures 37.75”; modeled with .25” of positive ease.

Yarn Spud & Chloë Fine (80% superwash wool, 20% silk): #7822 sidewalk, 5 (5, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7) skeins. Yarn distributed by Blue Sky Fibers.

Needles Size 5 (3.75 mm): 16” and 29” circular and set of double-pointed. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers; stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 24 sts and 32 rnds = 4” in St st; 23 sts and 36 rows = 4” in garter st.